Black Forest Spaltaxt
Black Forest Spaltaxt
Black Forest Spaltaxt
Black Forest Spaltaxt
Black Forest Spaltaxt
Black Forest Spaltaxt
Black Forest Spaltaxt

Black Forest Spaltaxt


Regular price£117.50
The Black Forest Spaltaxt is a robust mid-weight compact German-style splitting axe with a dual-wedge head design that delivers highly effective strike force for increased splitting efficiency. The  "not too heavy" 2kg head is hung on a robust but compact 70cm handle making it the perfect all round splitting tool.   Comes with our standard top grain cowhide 6-7oz leather adjustable blade sheath.


  • C50 high grade carbon steel
  • Open die drop forged by hand, oil quenched and tempered
  • Approximately 54-56HRC (Rockwell)
  • Hand ground and sharpened blade
  • Stamped with 'Helko' crown mark


  • Hand crafted from Grade 'A" American hickory
  • Individually selected for grain orientation and density
  • Hand finished with linseed oil
  • Traditionally hung using hardwood wedge and round steel ring wedge

Head weight: 2000g

Gross weight: 2600g

Blade length: 80mm*

Handle length: 70cm

* Blade length is tip to toe and does not account for curvature.

We provide a 20 year warranty, to the original purchaser, on the head of all our hatchets and axes.

Please note that the warranty does not extend to the handle. Although we take great care in sourcing only the best hickory and ash timber. As wood is a natural material we are unable to warrant its performance.

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